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Corner of Louisburg Square, Beacon Hill, Boston

GC002.01.MA.2350.002 (RS97471)

Description

This is a card with a woodcut inside: "With Mr. Updike's New Year's Greetings to the Friends of The Merrymount Press, Boston, MDCCCCXV." The woodcut shows a house with the square in front and a sign that says "Montes et Colles Cantabunt" (the mountains and hills shall sing) from Isaiah 55:12. There is a small statue on the left.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1914
Physical Description
1 tinted brown wood-cut
Dimensions
9.5x 7.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: PR96
GUSN
198425
Reference Code
GC002.01.MA.2350.002

Record details

Originator
Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 (Artist)
Descriptive Terms
Greek Revival
houses
squares (open spaces)
statues
Material Type
prints (visual works)
woodcut (process)
Subjects
Louisburg Square (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Prints: Boston, Ma.: Louisburg Square
Physical Access Restrictions
Excellent

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